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Bill of sale from Asbury Fisher to John H. B. Latrobe for Negro slave named Charlotte Clarke, dated April 13, 1859

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Fisher, Asbury Latrobe, John H. B


Bill of sale dated April 13, 1859 for a Negro slave named Charlotte Clarke sold by Asbury Fisher to John H. B. Latrobe, trustee, both of Howard County, Maryland. The sale is in the amount of $900. Witnessed by Wm. H. (William H.) Finlay on April 13 and recorded by Howard County clerk W. H. Worthington on April 15, the document identifies Clarke as a dark-complexioned Negro slave age about 21 years now in the possession of Mrs. John R. D. Thomas. The sale is contingent on conditions set forth in a deed from the Thomas' dated March 3, 1848 and recorded among Baltimore County records in liber A. W. B. number 392 folio 253. (Editor's note: Blank pages 2 and 3 were not scanned and thus are not included.)
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